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-span: the rape of nanking, 1937, was what? >> guest: that was when the japanese troops entered the city of nanking and, again, just like the death march, this crazy evil took over, and they spent systematically murdering and raping hundred -- almost 100,000 women. it was another one of the great atrocities of world war ii. c-span: were -- were any american nurses ever raped by the japanese? >> guest: they were not. there was an attempted rape on corregidor by a japanese soldier after the surrender. one of the things the nurses -- and they had no guideline to go by, nothing to follow, so they said, 'look, we're gonna stay together as a group.' they figured there'd be safety in numbers. and they all slept in this one lateral, one tunnel. but one of the nurses decided she was gonna sleep someplace else, and one night a japanese soldier climbed over the -- the wall and tried to rape her. she escaped. but that was as nearest as any sexual assault happened with the nurses. c-span: what -- do you know the name of that nurse? >> guest: yes. it was mary brown menzies. c-span: is she still alive?
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